Category Archives: Maine

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Way back when when I started in this crazy business, reporters would pound the keyboards of our trusty manual typewriters on recycled newsprint. We would pull out our masterpiece and send it to the editor. There, red from the editor’s … Continue reading

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I Did It!

Some people will read this and shrug, “So.” Other will read this, purse their face into a perplexed look, perhaps scratch their head and comment, “Why?” But those who know me will smile and simply say, “Joe has his wanderlust … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

There is just something special about watching the sun rise. We open our eyes to a new day every day — but when you watch the sun peek over the horizon … Wow! It just brings God’s wonder into the … Continue reading

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It Never Ceases To Amaze Me

I’ve been wandering around Maine for better than eight years and part time living here for a year and a half. Yet I’m still amazed at the incredible people in the state. As the welcoming sign says, “Maine: The way … Continue reading

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An Itinerant Preacher

I’m not sure what the formal criteria are for designation as an itinerant preacher. I know it infers traveling to different congregations, although traditionally it’s on a circuit. I’m not sure if I formally qualify, but this Sunday I will … Continue reading

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Where’s Waldo?

Where’s Waldo? In this case, it’s a craggy county on the coast of Maine, next stop on my adventures learning about and visiting the four corners of the Pine Tree State. Today appeared to be a good day for exploring. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Control

I’m here … ready to rock and write. I know, you say its Five Minute Friday. I shrug my shoulders and say do you know me? I actually did have good intentions of getting this written Friday. But as you’ll … Continue reading

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